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March 2014

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11 Unexpected Spring Allergy Triggers

Stay away from pollen. Pop antihistamines. You know the drill. But if you’re one of the approximately 20% of people who suffer from hay fever (also known as allergic rhinitis) in all of its stuffy, sneezing, infamy, fending off seasonal allergies might not be to straightforward. To breathe easy this season, you’ll also need to … Continue Reading

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19 Ways to Skinny Up Your Fridge


Yeah, yeah, you know the late night spoonfuls of peanut butter can pack on pounds. But did you realize that how you organize your refrigerator could be working against you, too? Make your icebox an ally with these tricks. Put snack pairings together “I keep foods that are smart snack combos (natural almond butter and … Continue Reading

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Daylight Saving Time: How to Spring Forward


Get ready to roll your clocks forward into daylight saving time – the bittersweet switch that signals spring but delivers a blow to your sleep. For most people, a 23-hour Sunday means a mildly sleepy Monday. But for some – particularly those who aren’t big on mornings to begin with – daylight saving time takes … Continue Reading

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Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month


March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Excluding skin cancer, colorectal cancer is the second most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women in the United States. To bring awareness to colorectal cancer, Friday, March 7 is Dress in Blue Day. Lifestyle-Related Factors Several lifestyle-related factors have been linked to colorectal cancer. In fact, the … Continue Reading

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How to Avoid Digital Eyestrain


Our lives have increasingly become more digital today. While some may see this as a benefit, others are finding that it can literally be a pain in the eye. Digital eyestrain is now a common problem. Eye and vision problems are reported in 70 to 75% of computer workers, according to the American Optometric Association. … Continue Reading

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10 Strategies For A Better Workout

You put in the time to get fit, but are you setting yourself up for success? Make sure all the hard work you do in the gym pays off by following these 10 strategies to do before, during, and after a workout. Pencil It In Consistency is key when it comes to seeing results, so … Continue Reading